Absence from School
If your child is absent from school, please make sure you do one of the following to let us know the reason:
- Telephone: 01223 712168
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Colleges Nursery School is regularly oversubscribed. If your child does not attend they are taking the place that could be benefitting another child.
Think carefully before you plan an extended holiday. Please be aware that if you choose to take your child out of nursery for a period of time greater than 6 weeks then you may forfeit your nursery place.
The following guidelines are taken from Public Health England – ‘Guidance of Infection Control in schools and other childcare settings’.
Diarrhoea and sickness are infectious and can spread very rapidly with young children. Please do not send your child back to school after such attacks for a clear 48 hours following their last episode of sickness or diarrhoea.
Usual Incubation Period: 11-21 days
Minimal Period of Exclusion: 6 days from onset of rash
No period of exclusion but treatment recommended
German Measles (Rubella)
Usual Incubation Period: 14-21 days
Minimal Period of Exclusion: 14 days from onset of rash-please inform school so we can notify parents
Hand, foot & Mouth
No exclusion period
Usual Incubation Period: varied
Minimal Period of Exclusion: until lesions have healed or 48 hours after commencing antibiotic treatment
Usual Incubation Period: 10-15 days
Minimal Period of Exclusion: 4 days from onset of rash
Usual Incubation Period: 15-24 days
Minimal Period of Exclusion: Until swelling has subsided
Child can return to nursery 24 hours after commencing appropriate antibiotic treatment
Slapped Cheek (fifth disease)
No period of exclusion
Usual Incubation Period: 7-10 days
Minimal Period of Exclusion: 21 days from onset of paroxysmal cough